Jewish Identities: Fifty Intellectuals Answer Ben-Gurion

Jewish Identities: Fifty Intellectuals Answer Ben-Gurion

by Eliezer Ben-Rafael
     
 

ISBN-10: 9004125353

ISBN-13: 9789004125353

Pub. Date: 09/12/2002

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

Who and what is a Jew? Part I of this book presents a systematic discussion of Jewish identities in this era of (post)modernity. Part II consists of texts about Jewish identity that were invited by Ben-Gurion from 50 illustrious intellectuals from the Diaspora and Israel.  See more details below

Overview

Who and what is a Jew? Part I of this book presents a systematic discussion of Jewish identities in this era of (post)modernity. Part II consists of texts about Jewish identity that were invited by Ben-Gurion from 50 illustrious intellectuals from the Diaspora and Israel.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004125353
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
09/12/2002
Series:
Jewish Identities in a Changing World Series, #1
Pages:
394
Product dimensions:
6.55(w) x 9.53(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Foreword
Preface
Pt. 1What is a Jew?
Introduction3
Entering the Modern Era9
Ben-Gurion's Correspondents31
Israeli-Jewish Identities56
Jewish Identities in the Diaspora - the Case of America82
Divergence and Convergence of Jewish Identities99
Pt. 2Who is a Jew?
Preamble117
Historical Introduction119
Ben-Gurion's Query144
The Letters of the Sages
1Shmuel Yossef Agnon151
2Alexander Altmann153
3Henry Baruk158
4Shmuel Hugo Bergmann166
5Isaiah Berlin168
6Yehuda Bourla177
7Haim Hermann Cohn180
8Louis Eliezer Halevi Finkelstein194
9Felix Frankfurter197
10Solomon B. Freehof199
11Shlomo Goren204
12Aryeh Leib Grossnass, Meir Lew, Abraham Rappoport, Meir Halevy Steinberg and Morris Swift220
13Zecharya Hacohen223
14Shalom Yitzhak Halevi230
15Hayim Hazaz236
16Yitzhak Isaac Halevi Herzog238
17Abraham Joshua Heschel240
18Joseph Shlomo Kahaneman243
19Yossef Kappah247
20Jacob Kaplan254
21Mordecai Menahem Kaplan257
22Yekhezkel Kaufmann261
23Aaron Kotler268
24Dante Lattes272
25Saul Lieberman274
26Yehuda Leib Hakohen Maimon278
27Moshe Maisels280
28Andre Neher285
29Salomon Rodrigues Pereira289
30Chaim Perelman290
31Simon H. Rifkind293
32Yecheskiel Sarne294
33Joseph Schecter296
34Menachem Mendel Schneerson298
35Sh. (Shalom Joseph Shapira) Shalom300
36Moshe Silberg303
37Akiva Ernst Simon308
38Leon (Arye) Simon316
39Joseph Dov Soloveitchik and Chaim Heller321
40Alfredo Shabtai Toaff323
41Elio Raffaelo Toaff327
42Ephraim A. Urbach329
43Yekhiel Weinberg333
44Tsevi (Harry A.) Wolfson347
45Aaron Zeitlin351
46Shlomo Y. Zevin355
Glossary of Hebrew Words359
References364
Index381

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